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John Gay Quotes
Brief author info: John Gay (1685-1732) English poet and playwright.
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Man is practised in disguise; He cheats the most discerning eyes.
Those who in quarrels interpose, Must often wipe a bloody nose.
Where yet was ever found a mother, Who'd give her booby for another?
Life is a jest, and all things show it; I thought so once, but now I know it.
By keeping men off, you keep them on.
From wine what sudden friendship springs!
Envy's a sharper spur than pay.
She who trifles with all Is less likely to fall Than she who but trifles with one.
The comfortable estate of widowhood, is the only hope that keeps up a wife's spirits.
If the heart of a man is depressed with cares, The mist is dispelled when a woman appears.
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Its better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what your not.
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Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
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One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.
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A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.
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